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Dec 3, 2012 3:00am PST
. we will have an election and let the people decide. president obama went out in front of the american people. there was one issue, the central issue. it wasn't the war in iraq iran's nuclear possibility of iran getting nuclear weapons it wasn't peace in the middle east. it wasn't immigration reform. the number 1 was issue was president obama said very clear, we want the wealthiest two percents of americans to pay more in tax after having 12 years of a special tax break, which was only supposed to be temporary. if you say yes vote for me. mitt romney says, no, we are going to caudle, protect that top 2%. we are not going to raise their taxes. so if you say no, vote for me. that was a choice. the american people overwhelmingly, overwhelmingly, margin of 5 million, voted for president obama. john boehner is acting as if we never had an election in the first place and the election doesn't mean anything. is the senator has passed a tax break and john boehner is saying no, we will let 98% of americans pay $2,000 more in taxes. we will give a tax increase. we will raise taxes on 98% of ameri
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Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
than a month ago, we had an election. there was really one issue. obama made it clear at every rally. you want the wealthy to pay higher taxes? vote for me. you want them to get a free ride, a continued free ride, vote for romney. >> that was the main policy issue in the election. >> bill: the main difference between the two of them. but you know they don't care. >> and you know, i invite them. i mean look, it is fine by me. it is fine by us. if they take this position. we'll sacrifice everything. we'll sacrifice the fiscal health and integrity of the country so we can cut tax on the wealthy. "the washington post" -- looking at it before i came here. who would you blame if there is no deal by january 1st. 53%, republicans. 27%, obama. >> bill: really? dan, jay carney spoke yesterday about what would happen if legislation comes to the president and includes a continued tax break for the wealthiest 2%. president said this before. jay has said it before. he said it again yesterday. >> he will not sign an extension of the bush era tax cuts for the top 2%. full stop. >> bill: full stop. j
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Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
rove has barely been on air. he questioned the network's calling the election for president obama. >> dick morris did say he was excited to be able to spend more time with his hookers. >> if you are a new orleans hornets fan -- >> new orleans har lots. >> if you are a new orleans hornets fan, your jersey may be a collector term. they are changing their name to the new orleans pel cans, tom benson who owns the saints said he wanted to change the name. >> did you get the story off of the on yun? >> it's true. i don't know why they would name them the pelicans. >> because the pel cans because the brown pelicans the brown pel pelican is the state bird of louisiana. >> the lakers, the name from minnesota, yeah. i think theat president obama should intervene here the new orleans basketball team should be the new orleans sxraz. they should take that back from utah because who equates jazz with utah? >> well, i understand that they treat people that play jazz music in utah the same way as they treated witches in salem. >> michael jordan is interested in the hornets' name. it could become
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Dec 7, 2012 3:00am PST
election. whoa, obama would have won. >> he is going to win reelection now that these numbers are out. >> if jack welch is apoplectic about the other number what would he have thought about this? how would mitt romney spin this as bad news? he would find some way. >> one thing, you mentioned hurricane sandy, in the labor department's numbers they released, they did mention hurricane sandy did not substantively impact jobs data. they pointed that out. >> that shows a lot of economists don't have a clue what they are talking about. >> get out. >> nice to have been working with you. that was the expectation. >> i understand where that would come from. you know there was tremendous dislocates. a lot of people could not get to work. right? mayor their jobs maybe didn't exist any more. all of those businesses along the coast didn't just close their door for a day or two. they were wiped out. >> a lot just didn't hire people but actually laid people off. >> right. business people weren't shopping. stores and that kind of stuff, retail stores. perhaps they were made up for, stan, pure specula
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Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
comment after the election. >> bill: that obama won by handing out gifts to the constituencies. >> minorities, women. just gave them -- best example is gave women contraception for their votes. that's potentially -- basically what they said. sununu yesterday or i guess it was tuesday night said that he said the same thing. he was like if you look at this, it wasn't about message. we didn't lose because of message. we lost because -- >> bill: didn't lose because they had a lousy candidate. >> we lost because of the hold-in to obama and what they can give him. >> bill: they're just in denial, right? >> what's interesting about this is with romney specifically has been after that 47% video came out, the pathway romney went through of first saying i do kind of stand by it. i didn't say it exactly right but i meant what i said. later it was the worst thing i ever said. i'm sorry about it. after the election, back exactly to the beginning and said yeah, this is what i think. we've seen this. you know, the tmz photos, it is funny for romney that now he lives in southern california. no
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Nov 29, 2012 3:00am PST
order to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama first invited romney on election night when romney called to concede and the romney adviser said it is very gracious and the right thing to do. no aides will be present at today's meeting. the two will speak one on one. even though the two parties are saying they are willing to reach across the aisle during fiscal cliff negotiations, we're not seeing much in terms of a deal. the latest roadblock is the cost of federal retirement programs. republicans are staying is up to the president to cut back on medicare medicaid and social security but democrats want entitlement programs completely off the table. today, the white house is sending treasury secretary timothy geithner and congressional negotiator rob neighbor to capitol hill where they will lay out their proposal with speaker boehner. more bill press is coming up after the break. as always, we're live in our chat room and would love to see you there. current.com/billpress. we're right back. you're about to watch a viewer created ad message for little caesars who proudly salutes unit
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